Clutch loss even with no riding...

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Clutch loss even with no riding...

Post by Grim Reaper » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:48 pm

Hi all,

just before the coil error on my bike bacame solid, was riding the bike now and then and clutch was fine. Came out one morning after the coil fault started and boom, no clutch. Replaced the master cylinder consumables with a repair kit from Jim Aim and a few months into the coil circuit error no clutch again! I'm now going to look at the slave cylinder, is this more common than the master cylinder and is Oberon the way to go?

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Re: Clutch loss even with no riding...

Post by bigred » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:20 pm

Hey GM
Is there any chance you have an oil leak in the clutch? The tiniest amount of air in the system will stop the clutch from working at all.

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Re: Clutch loss even with no riding...

Post by CatDaddysBBQ » Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:52 pm

The slave is the likely culprit. They're almost destined to go out. Lucky it's an easy fix, but a p.i.t.a. Mine caught me in the middle of an overnight trip away from home - I had to turn around, hop on the tollway to avoid any more stop/start/shifts as possible and BARELY got it home without being too rough on the gearbox.

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Re: Clutch loss even with no riding...

Post by Grim Reaper » Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:49 pm

Hi thanks for the comments, no air leak but I do have a fluid leak inside, no external leak and all fluid gone.
Gonna get one of these bad boys.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Clutch-Slave ... gKaYtdQxCw

That should do it!! Any one on here tried one of these??

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Re: Clutch loss even with no riding...

Post by still » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:16 pm

Looks similar to the Oberon slave (which has been the tried and true solution for OEM failures). Haven't heard of that brand though.

Since you will have the slave off, suggest replacing the seal around the countershaft as that does tend to start leaking over time.

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